Anne Miller

Dr Anne Miller

Associate Director - Research

Environmental Sustainability Knowledge Transfer Network

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Event Notification: Pathways to Better Crops

 

Date: 6th March 2013

Venue: University of Sheffield

Time: 10:30 to 16:00

 

A network building, knowledge-sharing meeting organised by the Organic Growers Alliance, supported  by the University of Sheffield and the Environmental Sustainability Knowledge Transfer Network.

 

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND:

 

If you’re a grower:• Build a consensus about what needs to be done to solve today’s problems and prepare for tomorrow’s• Help form a research & development strategy for organic horticulture that addresses your issues• Meet researchers and find out what they can do to help your business – explore the possibilities• Learn new skills to help structure your project planning and decision making

If you’re a researcher:• Meet end-users and understand their needs to better target your work and increase your impact• Initiate collaborations for your future funding opportunities

If you’re a supplier to the horticultural industry:• Understand how your business fits into the changing needs of horticulture• Build your links with growers and researchers• Display information about your business

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

• Listening to “visions of the future of horticulture” by a leading grower and a leading scientist• Casting your votes to establish research and development priorities for organic horticulture• Learning new techniques for complex decision making• Creating knowledge webs and identifying knowledge gaps for organic horticulture• Learning how science might be able to help solve your existing issues, prepare for the future and confer a competitive advantage• Making new connections and having some fun!

 

WHAT IT WILL COST:

 

 

OGA member (growers)

Book up to 22ndFebruary:  Free (up to £50 costs available on application for travel)

Late booking after 22nd February: Free

OGA associate member

Book up to 22ndFebruary: Free

Late booking after 22nd February: £25

Non-members

Book up to 22ndFebruary: £50

Late booking after 22nd February: £75

 

Register here

 

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